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Capitol riots: a new political extremism? – BBC Newsnight




Newsnight’s international editor, Gabriel Gatehouse, has investigated whether some extremist groups planned the Capitol storm before Trump’s speech. Please subscribe HERE

Are rebels in the US new types of political extremists? A team of researchers from the University of Chicago has studied the profiles of nearly 200 people arrested in connection with the Capitol riots. They found that a large proportion had no ties to militant organizations and 40% worked in white-collar professions. This film was produced by Stuart Denman with the help of Emmanuelle Saliba. #Newsnight #BBCNews Newsnight is the BBC’s premier news and current affairs television program – with strong analysis, discussion, exclusivity and dialogue. Website:
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